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Donald Sterling should give up the 'long war' over Clippers
Donald Sterling should give up the 'long war' over Clippers

Back in May, the controversy over Donald Sterling's ownership of the L.A. Clippers suddenly morphed from a dispute between Sterling and the NBA over his offensive racial comments into a bitter legal squabble between Sterling and his wife over whether he is mentally incompetent. For the moment, at least, the latter issue appears settled. A Los Angeles County judge's ruling Monday that Shelly Sterling acted properly when she removed her husband from the family trust that owns the team paves the way for what the team and the city it represents desperately need: new ownership. Donald Sterling's racist rant, captured on a voice tape, disgraced him, embarrassed the NBA and...

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